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Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970

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5.3: Writings by Others, Not Shahn-Related , 1935-1966

Writings found here, primarily in the form of transcripts, are on subjects of interest to Shahn many of which were presumably used as source material for his artwork, sparked his interest in a particular commission such as those by John Barlow Martin, or were given to him as possible commissions for illustrations.
This series is arranged alphabetically by author with details provided in the index. The bulk of this series has been scanned with the exception of the full text of some writings.
Description Container Select
Amherst Junior High School Special Class, circa 1950s
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B: Barr - Brennan, circa 1943-circa 1960
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Conklin, Groff, Translation of "The Dolorous Chatelaine,", 1953
translation has not been scanned
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D: Dugan - Dye, circa 1950s-1960s
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E: Endore - Engel, 1956, 1962
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Ferry, W. Hawkins, 1962-1964
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F: Fielder - Fuller, circa 1960s
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G: Goldburg - Gusten, circa 1950s-1960s
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J: Johnson - Joyce, 1961-1965
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K: Kacmarak - Kennedy, circa 1939-1963
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L: Lamont - Lewis, circa 1953-circa 1965
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Martin, John Bartlow, circa 1948
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P: Piel - Pollack, circa 1958-1963
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R: Reid - Roth, 1942-1965
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Shahn, Abigail, Notebook, circa 1950s
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S: W.H.S. - Shyre, circa 1960s
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T: Taylor - Tyler, 1935-1966
text of "The Child Buyer" has not been scanned
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Wilder, Thornton, circa 1950s-1960s
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Yeats, W. B., Playscript: Calvary, with Production Notes from Theatre Intime Producction, 1962
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Unidentified Authors, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
4 Folders
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Unidentified Authors, Fragments and Untitled, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
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Unidentified Authors, Poems, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
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Various Authors, Poems, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
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Various Authors, Poems About Sports ("Field Day" compilation), circa 1950s-circa 1960s
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Various Authors, Unidentified Panel Abstracts by S. V. Martorana, Brenda Sexton and Herbert Goldstein, circa 1960s
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